Mark A. Charles

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The Procter & Gamble Company

Mark Anthony Charles is an attorney for The Procter & Gamble Company, where his practice focuses on Intellectual Property law and policy. He leads the Global Design Practice Group and the China IP Policy Group and is heavily involved in the Post-Grant Proceedings group within P&G. His responsibilities also include providing multifaceted transactional legal support for P&G’s Beauty business, as well as supporting global IP policy from Washington, D.C.

Before joining P&G, Mr. Charles was an associate at the law firm of Pennie & Edmonds. His practice area included patent prosecution, litigation, and transactional matters involving the chemical, mechanical, and electrical arts.

Mr. Charles received both his Juris Doctor and his Master of Science in mechanical engineering from Duke University in 2001. Mr. Charles graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1998, where he received his Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and a minor in business.

Mr. Charles is licensed to practice in Ohio, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and before the CAFC.

Featured Session:

November 21, 2014 @ 1:45 – 3:15 PM
Panel 3: Prior Art